Expression of Interest: Key Contributor 2023

Togatus is the independent student media at the University of Tasmania, by students, for students.  It is a place for discussion, debate, and rebellion. Togatus offers a fun, non-hierarchical working environment, with major creative decisions being determined by consensus and financial parity strived towards among our editorial team of co-editors and creative director.  

Expressions of Interest for the Key Contributor position are now open. Two Key Contributor positions are available.

This is a great opportunity to gain valuable experience in media and communications. This position comes with a great potential for professional development, networking, and an increased connection with the student community.  Most importantly, it’ll be a lot of fun! 

Contract:  The contract commences on the 10th of March and ends on the 30th of November 2023. Remunerated by honoraria ($1000 annually). 

Demand: Minimum 2.5 hours a week (variable). Roughly 1-2 pieces per month.


Key Contributors are primarily responsible for the production of high quality articles for Togatus publication. In collaboration with the Editorial Team, the Key Contributors will write regular articles for either print or online publication (at least one article per month of their contract).  They are also responsible for assisting the Deputy Editor in the editing processes of Togatus when need be.  

Responsibilities of the role include:

  • Grammar and content editing of written submissions
  • Assist in proofreading print editions after the design stage.
  • Attend meetings organised by the Editorial Team, as required.

Eligibility Criteria:

The candidate must be currently enrolled at the University of Tasmania. A Bachelor of Media degree or Journalism major/minor is advantageous but not required.

Desirable Skills:

The ideal candidate will have good written and verbal communication skills, and an excellent eye for editorial detail. They will demonstrate a strong command of the English language. They will have some experience in content production. 

Application Process:

To submit an expression of interest for this position, please forward a current resume, an example of previous written work, and a cover letter addressing eligibility criteria, desirable skills, and experience relative to responsibilities to the 2023 Togatus Editor in Chief ([email protected]) no later than Monday the 7th of March 2023.